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C*   Costs, Benefits, and Effectiveness

Program Scope: Ten State rehabilitation agencies and one Blind Agency are
grantees for 11 FY 1984 projects, and they will serve approximately 3,000
eligible migrant workers. The costs of these projects range from $77,000
to $100,000.

Types of Benefits Provided: Services included a heavy emphasis on outreach,
specialized bilingual counseling, physical/mental restoration, prevocational
adjustment, vocational training, and job placement. Because of the high
rate of client mobility and their remote rural employment, agencies cannot
always complete the entire rehabilitation process or provide VR services
in the traditional manner,

Program Effectiveness:    No new information is available.

D.    Plans for Program Improvement and Recommendations for Legislation

Program efforts in the coming year will center on improving data collection
activities and developing procedures for reaching unserved eligible migrant
workers.

In addition, the program was to sponsor a workshop in January, 1985 on pro-
ject progress, the exchange of information, and coordination of activities
with other programs.

E.    Supporting Studies and Analysis Cited in Section C Above

1.    Annual Evaluation Reports, Fiscal Year 1983.    Office of Planning, Budget
and Evaluation, Washington, D.C., 1984.

F.    Other Supporting Data
None.

III.    RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(b)

An evaluation study is planned for fiscal year 1985.

Contacts for Further Information

Program Operations:    Frank Caracciolo, (202) 732-1340

Program Studies:    James English, (202) 245-9401

Note

1. An overall amount is authorized for Sections 310, 311, 312, 314, and
315. Five percent is for section 312, plus an additional amount to
equal a total of $5 million.ect activities and